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The Space Economy at a Glance 2014 Click to Access:
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Space Economy at a Glance provides a statistical overview of the global space sector and its contributions to economic activity. This new edition provides indicators and statistics based on both official and private data, in over forty countries, and...
Consumer Policy Guidance on Intangible Digital Content Products Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxvbrjq3gg6.pdf
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Digital content, such as e-books and apps that are available through streaming, downloads or cloud computing platforms, has become the fastest growing e-commerce product category. To support further growth, it is important that consumers, including children, understand what their rights and...

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ICT employment Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/ict/ict-employment.htm
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ICT employment is defined as the people working in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector.
OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Netherlands 2014 Click to Access:
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This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of the Netherlands, focusing on the role of government and including concrete recommendations on how to improve policies that affect innovation and R&D performance.
Skills and Jobs in the Internet Economy Click to Access:
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Both generic and specialised ICT skills are becoming an important requirement for employment across the economy as the Internet becomes more engrained in work processes, but a significant part of the population lacks the basic skills necessary to function in this new environment. This paper...
 
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The growth of the App Economy: there are roughly 827k apps available for iOS and 670k for Android.